James Todd Smith (b. 1968), better known as LL Cool J, is an American rapper and actor. LL Cool J stands for "Ladies Love Cool James." He is known for romantic ballads such as "I Need Love" and "Hey Lover" as well as pioneering hip-hop such as "I Can't Live Without My Radio", "I'm Bad", "The Boomin' System", "Mama Said Knock You Out", and "4, 3, 2, 1". L has also appeared in several films and television series including 30 Rock and the feature film adaptation of Charlie's Angels.
- In the Elmo's World episode "School," the School Channel advertises the special "The Graduate", starring Keanu Reads and LL School J.